Born in 1966, Claire Dekens discovered a way to express herself using photography at the age of
Dekens graduated at the KASK (Koninklijke Academie voor Schone Kunsten) in Hasselt
( Belgium ) . In her ongoing quest of mastering the image, she enrolled into the Bachelor Art
Direction & Production Design at the Luca School of Arts in Genk ( Belgium ).
She put aside her job as a webdeveloper and became fulltime focussed at her new passion.
Dekens’ photography is mainly charactarized by it’s use of vivid colors. Her work of art consists of
still life, sometimes in combination with self-portraits and portraits. It often references social
themes and is comical too at times.
She insists on shooting near her hometown because she wants to leave an ecological footimprint
as tiny as possible.
Claire Dekens works and lives in Zonhoven, Belgium.